VANCOUVER — Finning International Inc., a Canadian Caterpillar dealership that was started 1933 and then grew to be the biggest Caterpillar heavy-equipment dealership in the world, is buying the Regina-based Cat dealership Kramer Ltd., for approximately $230 million.
About 135 delegates attended this year’s inaugural event, which shed new light on the steps to recruit, retain and mentor women in Canada’s trucking industry, according to organisers.
MONTREAL – – The Habs are not the only Montrealers celebrating these days. The people who organized ExpoCam, which ran from April 16 to 18 at Place Bonaventure, have just now reported the results of the show and they couldn’t be happier. “Another successful ExpoCam is in the books,” says Joe Glionna, Vice President and General Manager of Newcom Business Media, which owns ExpoCam. (Newcom also publishes Today’s Trucking, Transport Routier, Truck News, Truck West, Fleet Executive and their attendant websites.)
Official ExpoCam attendance clocked in at 14, 813.
“We saw exhibitors invest a lot more in their booths with some terrific displays, cocktail receptions, and special guests,” Glionna says.
TORONTO — Micro managing tires can wear you out. And cost more than it’s worth. Try this system instead.
WINNIPEG – Will “Operator” do to trucking what AirBnb does to hotels and Uber to taxis?
DIEPPE, NB – New Brunswick’s 2015-2016 budget will hit Atlantic truckers’ pocketbooks with a 2.3-percent tax hike on diesel.
LOUISVILLE, KY – The aluminum wheel company Alcoa Wheels told reporters at the Mid America Truck Show (MATS) that if a trucker wanted, he could save 2,500 lbs on a single truck by switching to existing aluminum components.
LANGLEY, B.C.,– If you use pilot cars in British Columbia, you have less than two weeks to speak your mind about the new guidelines that the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is drawing up.
NEW YORK- A U.S. truck driver accused of using a James Bond-inspired trick to evade tolls on the George Washington Bridge has been charged by police, according to media reports.
BLOOMINGTON, IN – January trailer orders hit 27,300 units, returning to last January’s volumes, according to industry analysts FTR Associates.
OTTAWA, ON- Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced last week that he’s cutting taxes on liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in an effort to kick-start investment to the industry.
OTTAWA, ON- Industry leaders are backing Trucking HR Canada’s inaugural Women with Drive Leadership Summit, which is aimed at trucking professionals involved in recruiting, retaining or mentoring women in trucking.
TORONTO – Here’s part one of a two-part look at the emissions regimes we have now and what sort of dust-ups we can expect in the not-distant future.
GREENSBORO, NC- Mid-Ontario Mack of Barrie, ON, was the best Mack dealership in Canada, according to Mack Trucks North America.